The best parenting advice I’ve ever gotten was from my own parent. Per my mom: When in doubt, lower your expectations. Runner-up is from my other parent. Per my dad: Kids spell love T-I-M-E.
Generally I take a liberal stance towards unsolicited advice. You never know when you’ll get something worthwhile, and you can always just ignore the bad stuff. We’ll see if that stance changes once people start chiming in about particular parenting choices. So far I haven’t had a problem. In the meantime, Lifehacker’s Offspring parenting blog […]